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Contact and Finding the NCO

National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development

Mailing the NCO:
Suite II-405
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
(703) 292-4873
(703) 292-9097 FAX

Visiting the NCO:
Suite II-405
4121 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230
Directions to NCO

General Information

The National Coordination Office’s (NCO) street address is 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. The NCO is housed in the National Science Foundation (NSF), Stafford II, located in the Ballston area of North Arlington, Virginia, between Wilson Boulevard and Fairfax Drive, one block south of the Ballston-Marymount University Metro stop on the Orange Line.

Parking is available in the building, in the Ballston Common mall, and at other area parking lots and garages. Metered parking is also available on the surrounding streets.

Visitors are required to check in at the NSF Visitor and Reception Center (Stafford I, corner of 9th and N. Stuart), to receive a visitor pass, before attending meetings and appointments. Visitors bringing computers into NSF should consult the NSF Computer Security Policy before arriving.


The NCO is located one block south of the Ballston Metro station on the Orange Line. When exiting the Metro onto Stuart Street, walk down Stuart Street towards the Ballston Mall and then turn left onto Wilson Blvd, proceed past the NSF building to 4121 Wilson Blvd.

Hotels within 1 mile radius

The Arlington Hilton
950 N. Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 528-6000
(800) 228-9898
(703) 528-4386 FAX

Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston
4610 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 243-9800
(800) 465-4329
(703) 527-2677 FAX

Highlander Motor Inn
3336 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
(800) 786-4301
(703) 243-9800

Comfort Inn Ballston
1211 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 247-3399
(800) 221-2222
(703) 524-8739 FAX